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What is mediation?
Mediaition is the process in which media companies, such as newspaper companies, go through to alter information that is within the newspaper, news report, documentary etc.
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What are the different camera shots?
Extreme close up - Close up - Midshot - Long shot - Extreme long shot - Two shot - Point of view shot - Over the shoulder shot
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What are the different camera angles?
High angle - Low angle - Eye-level - Oblique angle - Birdseye view - Worms eye view
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What is a hybrid genre?
A hybrid genre is when a text uses the key conventions of two or more genres to create a new genre.
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What are the two case studies for the representation of women?
The Hunger Games trailer and Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines music video.
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What are the four theories linked to the representation of women?
Psychofemme, The Glamorous Ideal, The Beauty Myth and The Male Gaze.
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Briefly describe two of the four theories linked to the representation of women.
P- this refers to feminine masculinity. TGI - makes women to believe they need to conform to the idea of beauty or theyre not successful. TMG - women seen from the males point of view through the lens of the camera. TBM - narrow definition of beauty.
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What are the three case studies for the representation of men?
Casino Royale trailer, H&M David Beckham advert and House of Cards.
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What are the two theories linked to ethnicity?
Media Representations and British Muslims and Cultural Hegemony
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Briefly describe two theories linked to ethnicity.
MR&BM - the idea that western ideologies are dominant, the western is hegemonic in the media. CH - smaller groups of people who are more powerful tend to dominant against larger groups of powerless people.
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What are the three case studies linked to ethnicity?
50 Cents - In Da Club music video, Homeland and House of Cards
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What are the three case studies linked to issues?
Victoria Secret "Love My Body" advert, Girls S1 E8 clip and Homeland
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What are the three case studies linked to age?
Derek, Nan Christmas Special and Skins.
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What are the three case studies linked to events?
Nelson Mandela's Death - Telegraph Article, Soci Winter Olympics 2014 - NBC promo and Al-Jazeera on the death of Osama Bin Laden.
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What are the three case studies linked to regional and national indentities?
Fish Tank trailer, Trainspotting trailer and The Only Way Is Essex S3 trailer.
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What are the four main ideologies?
Feminist Ideology, Partiarchal Ideology, Stereotypcial Ideology and Hegemony.
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What the are main groups for the Socio-Economic Model?
Group A, Group B, Group C1, Group C2, Group D and Group E.
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What type of profession is more likely to be placed in the group C1 category?
Bank Clerks, Nurses, Retail Manager.
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What type of profession is more likely to be placed in the group D category?
Sale Assistants, Cashiers, Retail Workers.
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What type of profession is more likely to be placed in the group A category?
Politicaian, Lawyer, Doctor, Judge.
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What is the difference betweem a mass audience and a niche audience?
A mass audience is a big audience as it covers a wide range of people whereas a niche audience is a smaller audience which is more defined.
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What are the three case studies that are linked to audience?
Superbad, Sicko and Shooting Michael Moore
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What are the two different narrative codes?
Engima Codes and Action Codes.
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What are the two different types of binary oppositions?
Visual and Conceptual
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Give 3 examples of conceptual binary oppositions.
Chance / Reason, Lies / Truth, Love / Hate, Good / Bad.
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Give 4 examples of visual binary oppositions.
Day / Night, Rich / Poor, Old / Young, Strong / Weak.
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What is a sub-genre? Give an example.
It is a genre within a genre, e.g. Science-Fiction
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